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House hammers home its desire to kill Enterprise Florida

Mar 09, 2017 - The Miami Herald

Despite unusual political pressure from Gov. Rick Scott over a period of weeks, Florida House Republicans shrugged off his stinging attacks and took a big step toward destroying his No. 1 legislative priority.

On Thursday the Florida House started debate on a bill that would kill Enterprise Florida, the economic development agency Scott has relied on to hand out tax breaks to companies in exchange for their creating jobs in Florida. The bill is now almost certain to pass the Republican-le...